Nagy played guard, defensive end and defensive tackle at Hudson (Ohio) High School. He said he had 79 knockdown blocks as a senior, and 48 tackles as a defensive lineman.
A three-star prospect, Nagy is ranked the No. 55 offensive lineman in the nation according to Scout.com.
Nagy is a three-sport athlete, also playing center on the basketball team and pitcher, first base and third base on the baseball team.
Nagy reported a 5.0 40-yard dash and a 400-pound bench press. He has a 3.5 grade-point average and scored a 23 on his ACT.
Badger Nation: Do you have a major picked out?
Nagy: "Not totally for sure but I think I want to go to the business school at Wisconsin."
BN: Do you have an idea of what position you might play at Wisconsin?
Nagy: "I'm thinking it will be guard but it's not totally for sure or anything like that. It (depends) on how I perform and stuff like that."
BN: Do you think there's a chance you'll end up on the defensive side?
Nagy: "There's a chance. Its not 100 percent offense but that's really what they recruited me as but I know that the coaches have said that they know I like to play defense."
BN: What are you most proud of for your high school career?
Nagy: "Most proud of? I'd say making it to the state playoffs three of the four years that I played. Hudson is not really known for football and to make it to the playoffs, that was a big deal for us."
BN: What's your favorite memory from your official to Wisconsin (Nov. 11)?
Nagy: "My favorite memory… I'll have to think about that. It was probably just hanging out with the football guys."
BN: Did you have a favorite college team?
Nagy: "No. I liked the Big Ten. I just watched the Big Ten."
BN: Do you have a favorite athlete or somebody that you emulated with your playing style?
Nagy: "Orlando Pace."
BN: Why in particular Orlando Pace?
Nagy: "Well, there's not really too many linemen that are that well-known and everything like that. I've kind of modeled everything that I've done after him."
Nagy: "They said that he was in the running for the Heisman and stuff like that. As a lineman, that was pretty crazy."
BN: Do you anticipate redshirting your first year at Wisconsin?
Nagy: "No. I'm trying to get prepared to play but it's really just how I perform. I just want to prepare myself and the coaches will decide when I play. I'm just doing everything I can to play."
BN: Any goals picked out for yourself for your time at UW?
Nagy: "I just want to play football. I don't really have any goals."
BN: Just kind of take it as it comes?
Nagy: "I'm just going to work as hard as I can and let everything fall into place and that will be good."
BN: Do you have an idea of where you want to be in 10 years?
Nagy: "My dream is to be in the NFL but if not, just being successful in the business world."